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Poetry Upstairs – June 2024


Robert Sheppard has been publishing poetry since 1979, and he has two retrospective collections, Twentieth Century Blues (Salt 2008) and a selected poems History or Sleep (Shearsman 2015).He has published collaborative work with Bob Cobbing, Patricia Farrell, Pete Clarke. Robert is also a critic and an editor. Robert  Sheppard lives in Liverpool. Abigail Parry’s poems have been set to music, translated into Spanish and Japanese. She has won the Ballymaloe Prize, the Troubadour Prize, and an Eric Gregory Award. Her first collection, Jinx (Bloodaxe) was shortlisted for the Forward Prize and the Seamus Heaney Centre First Collection Poetry Prize. Her second [...]

Poetry Upstairs – June 20242024-06-05T13:52:19+01:00



A new theatre company is bringing its production of Daughter of Bala, the remarkable tale of battlefield nurse and Welsh heroine Betsi Cadwaladr to the stage in Abergavenny’s Melville Arts Centre on Saturday 15th June. This captivating production promises to shed light on the extraordinary life of Betsi Cadwaladr, whose selfless acts of bravery and resilience have left an indelible mark on history. Her Story Theatre Company is a dynamic creative venture initiated by four friends, each equipped with diverse talents and a wealth of experience across all facets of theatre. Writer and director Adele Cordner said: “I was inspired by reading [...]

BRINGING BETSI TO ABERGAVENNY2024-06-05T15:21:38+01:00
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